George IV as Prince of Wales 1762–1830.
James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury.
George O’Brien Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont 1751-1837. As a young man Wyndham was a playboy and had numerous affairs, including with Elizabeth Lamb. Especially known however, he was a patron,… Read More
Grace Dalrymple Elliott (1754–1823). Mistress of the Duke of Orléans. Lady Grace Dalrymple Elliott born around 1754-1823, was a Scottish courtesan who witnessed the events of the French Revolution in… Read More
Belle Époque. Princess Elvira of Bavaria (1868–1943) in Parisian Tournure bustle costume to the 1890th. Painting by Karl Gampenrieder.
Girl in the costume from the Ampezzothal Dolomites Cortina 1890. painting by Emil Teschendorf.
Drawings by Averil Mary Burleigh (1883-1949) ” A Stately Measure, His Majesty and The Festival.”
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Coiffures. Bonnet, Fichu, Spencer, Mantelet, Toquet, Châle.
Fashion under Henry II. Style of gowns and head-dresses. The ruff. The Italian taste. Caps, bonnets, and hoods. Girdles and Shoes. The touret de nez.
The court of Francis I. Increase of love of dress. La Belle Ferroniere. Artistic head-dresses. The Vertugadin. Contenances. Marguerite de Navarre. The fashions of the day, by Rabelais.